In this talk from RubyFringe, Dan Grigsby talks about trying out many different ideas before turning one into a startup.
Dan is the founder of Merchant Planet, an early e-commerce provider ultimately acquired by Microsoft. Then he was the founder and initial developer of payMe.com, a successful early-days competitor to PayPal. Lately, he's been working with startups and as a turn around CTO.
RubyFringe is an avant-garde conference for developers that are excited about emerging Ruby projects and technologies. They're mounting a unique and eccentric gathering of the people and projects that are driving things forward in our community.